Vet Assistant

Arden Personnel
£9 per hour
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Vet Assistant

* Henley-in-Arden * Permanent * Full time * £9.00 per hour

* Exciting new opportunity to join this fantastic growing company

Job Description:

Arden Personnel are currently recruiting for a Vet Assistant to join a growing business based in Henley-In-Arden. You will report to the Directors of the Company and be responsible for;

  • Assisting the Veterinarians with the horses within their care during clinical procedures, vaccinations, lameness work ups and theatre duties
  • Assisting with radiography procedure, ensuring all safety procedures are adhered to
  • Maintaining clinical records, keeping them up to date
  • Performing laboratory duties such as Faecal Egg Counts, Haematology and Biochemistry
  • Ensuring all samples are stored at the correct temperature and posted correctly
  • Maintaining stock levels on a weekly basis and ensuring an efficient stock rotation is in operation
  • Ensuring that all controlled drugs are stored in a secure lockable and immovable receptacle and monitor the dispensary and fridge temperatures on a daily basis
  • Carrying out general cleaning duties throughout the dispensary and clinical areas
  • Carrying out telephone and general Reception duties as required, including assisting the Veterinary surgeons with diary managements and visits

The Successful Applicant:

To be considered for this Vet Assistant role you will need to have;

  • Relevant equine qualification is desirable
  • It is essential that you have experience in handling sports horses and previous equine experience
  • Organisational skills and some knowledge of equine medications/regulations is desirable
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Flexible and supportive
  • You must be a driver due to rural location
  • You will be required to undertake relevant induction training on commencement

What's on Offer?

As a Vet Assistant you will receive;

  • £9.00 per hour
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
  • Alternate on call evenings required Monday - Friday to work with the vets
  • 1:3 rota whereby you would be required to work some hours on Saturday and Sundays
  • Free parking
  • Discounted vet treatment
  • The opportunity to join a growing business with good progression opportunities

Apply for this role:

To apply for this Vet Assistant role please click the apply button. Job reference CF-1339. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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